Another episode of the detective show "Public Prosecutor", produced by Jerry Fairbanks, Inc. In 1948 this was the first filmed series made especially for television. In 1951 it was turned into a panel show "Crawford Mystery Theatre" by DuMont. Cast: John Howard (Stephen Allen, Prosecuting Attorney), Anne Gwynne (his assistant), Walter Sande (Police Lieutenant), Lee Patrick, Lina Romay, Byron Barr, William Tannen favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, 1940's Television, Jerry Fairbanks, DuMont, Detective, 1948
Inauguration of President Truman and Vice President-Elect Barkley, at Washington. One hour kinescope out of five hours of live coverage from all four networks, from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on January 20, 1949. Topics: Classic TV, 1940's Television, Kinescope, Live TV, 1949, Harry S. Truman, Inauguration, Washington
Perry Como's guests are Raymond Massey and Denise Alexander. Songs include: 'Dear Hearts and Gentle People', 'Till the End of Time', 'I wanna go home with you'. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, NBC, 1940's Television, Chesterfield, Live Television, Kinescope, Perry Como, 1949
CBS produced "The Cases of Eddie Drake" in 1949. It was subsequently shown on NBC in 1951 (June 4 - August 27) and on DuMont in 1952 (March 6 - May 29). The episode: "Shoot the works" aired on DuMont on April 10, 1952. Cast: Don Haggerty (Eddie Drake), Patricia Morrison (Dr. Karen Gayle) favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, 1940's Television, CBS, Detective, 1949
Last half hour of the 1948 "Presidential Election Returns" coverage. Kinescope recording begins at 11:10 a.m., Nov. 3, 1948. [...] Bill Brooks, NBC's news veepee; Al Schneider, NBC's director of television news; Bill Garden, producer-director, and all the crew, as well as the announcing and interviewing staffs of WNBT, can take well-earned bows for their efforts. [...] this NBC-Life team-up on the Truman-Dewey battle will go down in TV history as one of the medium's most successful... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, 1940's Television, NBC, News, Kinescope, Live TV, Presidential Elections, Life, 1948
Perry Como's guests are Patti Page and Victor Borge. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, NBC, 1940's Television, Chesterfield, Live Television, Kinescope, Perry Como, 1949
Anniversary Show "Ten years ago today", broadcast on WNBT (W2XBS) on April 30, 1949. Host: Ben Grauer - Guests: Earl Wrightson, Kyle MacDonnell and The Three Flames On April 30, 1939 NBC launched Television as a regular public service with a telecast of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and others in formal opening of the New York World Fair of 1939. This program contains some remarkable Kinescope excerpts: - "Pickup from Aircraft Carrier U.S.S. Leyte at sea" (Aug. 29, 1948),... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Live TV, 1949, NBC, WNBT, W2XBS, 1940's Television, Kinescope, Television History
"Studio One" The Medium (1948) Director: Paul Nickell Story (Music) by Gian Carlo Menotti Cast: Maria Powers, Bevery Dame, Anna Maria Alberghetti Original Air Date: 12 December 1948 (Season 1, Episode 3) ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Studio One, Classic TV, 1940's Television, CBS, Kinescope, Live TV, Worthington Miner, Opera, Gian...
"Ladies and Gentlemen the secret word tonight is 'Name', N. A. M. E." This Kinescope, complete and uncut, was made on December 5, 1949, while Groucho was recording his radio show "You bet your life". After being edited down to 30 minutes, the program aired on December 28, 1949. It was also the last show sponsored by Elgin-American. DeSoto took over the following week. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, 1940's Television, Kinescope, 1949, CBS, Radio, Game Show, You bet your life, Groucho
"Studio One" June moon (1949) Director: Walter Hart Story by George S. Kaufman, Ring Lardner Cast: Jack Lemmon, Eva Marie Saint, Glenda Farrell Original Air Date: 22 June 1949 (Season 1, Episode 19) favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Studio One, Classic TV, 1940's Television, CBS, Kinescope, Live TV, Westinghouse, Worthington...
Episode of "Armchair Detective" with your Armchair Interrogator John Milton Kennedy and your Crime Authority H. Allen Smith. The two scenes of this episode are: "The hobo millionaire" [cast: Harry Martin, Frederic Tozere and Cy Kendall] and "The warehouse murder" [cast: Kay Lee, Bert Davidson, Ken Harvey and Jerome Sheldon]. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, 1940's Television, KTLA, CBS, Detective, Kinescope, Live TV, 1949
"Studio One" Henry IV (1949) Director: Paul Nickell, Writer: Maurice Valency, Cast: Berry Kroeger, Richard Purdy Original Air Date: 5 December 1949 (Season 2, Episode 13) ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Studio One, Classic TV, 1940's Television, CBS, Kinescope, Live TV, Westinghouse, 1949
One of the earliest surviving kinescopes of the "Howdy Doody" program. Phineas T. Bluster demands 500 marbles per day from Howdy Doody or else he will take over the town. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, 1940's Television, NBC, Kids, Kinescope, Live TV, 1948
NBC News Room Chicago - Clifton Utley The News on March 17, 1949 included: - Willis-Overland Cuts Car Prices By 10%, - New Rent Bill Increase Prices 10%, - Italian Communists Riot To Block The Atlantic Pact, - Truman To Give News Conference, - Pullman Strike Set For March 31st, - Sports News, ... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 12 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Live TV, 1949, NBC, 1940's Television, Kinescope, Clifton Utley, News
An episode of "Toast of the Town", which aired live on CBS on Dec. 18, 1949. Ed Sullivan welcomes guests, such as: Harry Armstrong ("Sweet Adeline"), W. C. Handy ("St. Louis Blues"), Maude Nugent ("Sweet Rosie O'Grady"), Lee Benedict ("Fool That I Am"), William Tabbert ("Dear Santa Claus"), George Kirby, Lenny Kent and Tommy Trent. Topics: Toast of the Town, Ed Sullivan, Classic TV, 1940's Television, CBS, Kinescope, Live TV, Lincoln...